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The University of North Carolina’s Alpha Chi chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha was founded in 1949, and is one of the oldest and most venerated undergraduate honor societies on the Chapel Hill campus.

Membership in Pi Sigma Alpha is open to Political Science majors who have met the following requirements:

  • Completed at least fifteen hours of political science credits; 12 credits must have been taken at UNC-Chapel Hill towards the political science major.
  • Have an overall grade point average of 3.3 or better and a Political Science grade point average of 3.5 or better. No rounding of GPAs is allowed.
  • Students must submit the Pi Sigma Alpha application for departmental approval.
  • If approved, all students must submit membership dues ($35.00) for Pi Sigma Alpha.
  • Students also have the option of purchasing the Pi Sigma Alpha honor cord ($17.00 optional fee) from┬áthe department by the appropriate deadline.

Fall Semester

Application Deadline: October 1, 2020

Payment Deadline: October 15, 2020

Spring Semester

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021

Payment Deadline: March 15, 2021

To apply, you must submit the application by the appropriate deadline. Click here for the application.